Councillors gave initial approval Monday to a rezoning that would allow a 20-storey condo tower of 203 units, ground-floor commercial use and five storeys for 196 parking spots at the northwest intersection of Bayfield and Dunlop streets.
There was no discussion, only approval by councillors.
City council will consider final approval of this motion Dec. 5.
But Mayor Jeff Lehman said there will be other controls in place, specifically the development’s site plan – which is often handled by planning staff.
“It means the site plan for this site, because it’s so significant to the city, will be bumped up to council,” he said.
“The site plan must be approved before the zoning is passed,” Lehman said, “so that means many of the details will be back to council.”CondosBarrie.com believes this will be a fabulous opportunity for continued growth in downtown Barrie, especially at Five Points location which has being sitting empty for many years...View full article - http://www.thebarrieexaminer.com/2016/11/28/5-points-development-passes-with-no-discussion